Cheap Eats 2014: Island Food

Cheap Eats
MAURITIUS Chez Dodo 427 SW Stark St., 284-4575. Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday. You don’t have to know where Mauritius (moh-RISH-us) is to delight in cilantro chutney-embellished vegetari   More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 WW Staff

How to Eat Like a Ridgy-Didge Aussie in Portland


Food & Drink
By far the most enjoyable part of putting together WW's Devour guide is poking around ethnic grocery stores, picking up random bottles, tins and packets of unidentifiable food stuffs and bringing them home for a taste test.--- Many of us do this as a hobby anyway, but it’s certainly more enjoyable getting paid for it and being able to share our happy discoveries with readers. As the paper’s resident ...   More
Monday, May 23, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Darren Does Portland

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Live Review: Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Tuesday, June 29 @ East End

The first time I saw Eddy Current Suppression Ring was with about 600 sweaty rock fans crammed into Melbourne's AC/DC Lane (yes, we named a street after AC/DC. Yes, it's both a little bit lame and a little bit awesome). I paid about $50, was stuck behind a fetid dumpster and could barely see. It was great. On Tuesday night, I paid $8 to see the same band with about 100 sweaty rock fans crammed into ...   More
Thursday, July 1, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Diary of An Immigrant: "Welcome to America. Are You Finding Everything OK?"

I'm Ruth, the new WW music intern. For the last 24-odd years, I've lived in Melbourne, Australia. A little over a week ago, I chucked everything in to move halfway across the world to Portland. I arrived in the country with little more than a backpack, a laptop and an "alien registration number", and have spent the last week trying to navigate my way through a new life in a new city in a new country. It's ...   More
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Diary of an Immigrant: It's Peanut Butter and Jelly Time!

WW Presents another installment of our Australian music intern's diary of moving to Portland. Sunday, July 4 was my one-month anniversary in Portland. There were fireworks and concerts and the whole city came out to celebrate, which I thought was lovely. Anyway, I decided to commemorate my first month as an honorary Seppo by doing something quintessentially American. I thought about buying ...   More
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Former Oregon Doc Convicted in Australia (UPDATED with sentence)

Here's an update on an old crime story with an Oregon connection: Dr. Jayant Patel, a former Kaiser Permanente doc who lived in Washington County before his extradition to Australia to face charges from his practice there, has been found guilty of manslaughter in the death of three patients. The 60-year-old Patel, who got the nickname "Dr. Death" for his medical incompetence, was sentenced to ...   More
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 HANK STERN


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